Specialty: Neck & Back


Neck & Back

DOCTORS: Dr. McGovern

Back pain, whether it stems from muscle soreness, herniated discs, ligament sprains, degenerative conditions, fractures or other conditions of the spine, can be particularly debilitating. Dr. Scott McGovern, a fellowship trained spine surgeon, is the primary physician who treats neck and back injuries/conditions. He treats the majority of patients without the use of surgery, but when surgery is indicated as the best treatment option, he relies on innovative, minimally invasive and motion-preserving surgeries to reduce recovery time and decrease discomfort.

Common Cervical Conditions We Treat:

  • Cervical Disc Deformity
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Deformity
  • Cervical Fracture
  • Cervical Instability
  • Cervical Myelopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Other Symptoms we treat, but not limited to: Neck Pain, Arm Pain, Numbness and Tingling, Weakness, Spasms, Loss of Balance, Loss of Dexterity

Surgical Treatments for the Cervical Spine:

  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Posterior Minimally Invasive Foraminotomy Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion Laminoplasty

Common Lumbar and Thoracic Conditions We Treat:

  • Deformity (Lumbar/Thoracic Spine)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniation (Lumbar/Thoracic Spine)
  • Fractures (Traumatic and Osteoporosis)
  • Instability (Lumbar/Thoracic Spine)
  • Kyphosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Tumor

Surgical Treatments for the Lumbar/Thoracic Spine:

  • Adult Complex Spinal Revision
  • Adult Kyphosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Corpectomy
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdecompression Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Fusion
  • Motion Preserving Surgery
  • Spinal Fracture Surgery
  • Tumor Surgery

We Are Here For You

We begin by listening carefully to your needs and then work with you to build a customized treatment plan. Each plan is designed to help you restore optimal joint function and support your full recovery. To learn more about a specific condition or surgical procedure please visit our Spine Conditions or Spine Procedures Education Library.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with our Neck & Back Specialists, please call 1 (877) 749-4154.